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integrity - honesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry